For easier detection to the collector the Buttons are sorted by
Howard Ripley's, Buttons of the British Army from 1855 to 1970.
Not listed Units will receive an individual Number.
White Metal - silver coloured Metal
Brass - Front and back made from Brass
Anodized/Brass - Front from Aluminium, Back from Brass
Anodized - Front and Back made from Aluminium
Silverized - mostly on older Buttons
Gildet - mostly Officers
Attachment - Extra mounted Attachment on Officers Buttons
The mention of the Crown also if not shown, serves as
an Era Classification
QVC - Queen Victoria Crown
KC - King's Crown (Imperial Crown)
QEC - Queen Elisabeth Crown (Edward Crown)